This manor for sale is a “piece of British history” which comes with its own cinema building and stables.

Bridley Manor, near Worplesdon, dates back to 1880 and is in the style of a 17th century baronial hall.  

Throughout the mansion, there are Tudor and Victorian design elements, with features such as character fireplaces and ornate stonework. 

Entering the property, to one side of the reception hall is a formal dining room with a period fireplace and leaded glass windows in mullioned casements. 

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The reception rooms include character features such as period fireplaces. (Knight Frank )

On the other side of the hall are various reception rooms, including a study, a drawing room, and a sitting room with a large fireplace and a bay window.

Next to the dining room is a large kitchen and breakfast room, which is fitted with high-end appliances, as well as a preparation kitchen and a pantry. 

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The formal dining room. (Knight Frank)

The ground floor also includes a family room, two bedrooms, a bathroom and a WC. 

Moving upstairs, the first floor includes the principal bedroom suite, which features an en-suite bathroom and a dressing room.

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The property has more than a dozen bedrooms. (Knight Frank)

There are also six further bedrooms, four of which have en-suite bathrooms, two having their own dressing rooms, and two featuring access to the roof terrace, plus two additional bathrooms. 

On the top floor, there are another five bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms, and a large art room. 

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Many of the bedrooms also have en-suite facilities. (Knight Frank)

Completing the property is a cellar with four sections, and a garage. 

As well as the main house, there is a two-bedroom cottage and a cinema building with its own kitchen and cloakrooms. 

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Outbuildings include a cinema and a stable block (Knight Frank)

The grounds extend to several acres, and include formal gardens, open meadows, and woodland area, plus an ornamental lake with a bridge. 

There are also paddocks and stabling facilities, including an American barn with seven stalls and a tack room. 

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The grounds include formal gardens and paddocks. (Knight Frank )

Also in the grounds are a triple garage, a garden store with a cloakroom and a kitchen, and various other stores. 

The property is for sale with Knight Frank for a price of £5,500,000.

Tim Harriss, partner and head of sales in Knight Frank’s Guildford office, commented: “Bridley Manor is a Grade II listed 17th century style country house situated between Guildford and Woking.

“Originally built in 1880, it spans over 11,000 sq ft with architectural additions reflecting English styles over the years. It has since been updated but presents the opportunity for modernisation.

“Sitting amongst landscaped acres with formal gardens, meadows and woodland, Bridely Manor benefits from lovely countryside views.

“This heritage property offers an idyllic lifestyle with easy access to nearby towns and London transport links. A rare chance to own a significant piece of British history.”